The festive season is upon us and as we slowly march on into winter let us take some time to remember those who have given everything so that we could enjoy the best of life today.
On Sunday 11th November people from all walks of life will join to commemorate 100 years remembrance. John Shipton, Mounted Keeper for Wimbledon & Putney Commons, will join over 1,000 bagpipers playing the famous classic march, “The Battle’s O’er”.
Wimbledon Village War Memorial, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5NA. (Starts at 6 am).
To find out more information visit Wimbledon Village.com.
Wimbledon International Music Festival
Music enthusiasts will find plenty to do from this weekend onwards as the Wimbledon International Music Festival launches this Saturday 10th November. During two mystical weeks, artists from around the world will bring their skill, expertise and passion to the stages in Wimbledon to celebrate the power of music. On Saturday the Brodsky Quartet will perform, Haydn ‘Seven Last Words’ followed by Chinkeke! Ensembles performance on the 11th November.
Performance venues and show times can be found online.
The Wimbledon Brewery Open Tap Room
Deck the halls with bows of holly Wimbledon Brewery’s Open Tap Room session is back again and their wonderful Winter Ale is here to warm us all up with hints of spice, red berry and fruitcake best paired with pork and game dishes.
The Wimbledon Brewery, 8 College Fields, Prince Georges Road, SW19 2PT (11amtill 4 pm)
Hannibal Brown Christmas Wine Tasting Event
Join Hannibal Brown in the heart of Wimbledon for a wonderful evening of great wine, delicious food and Christmas cheer. There’ll be over 20 wines, Christmas themed canapes and a Hannibal Brown Grotto. The event is on the 29th but tickets are bound to sell fast
Trinity Hall, Mansel Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4AA (6.30pm to 9.30pm)
Wimbledon Common 5k Park Run
It’s a wonderful time to enjoy a walk in the park and an even better time to go for a run. The Wimbledon Common 5k Park Run is taking place this Saturday. Simply register online at their website, get your joggers on and move. It’s important, more now than ever, to keep our bodies healthy and what better way than with a run?
Wimbledon Common, Windmill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR (From 9 am)
Image Credit: Clive Scammell